Regional Events Fund 

Agency: South Australian Tourism Commission 

Opening: 15 February 2024 

Closing:  6 May 2024 

The Regional Event fund supports events that: 

  • Are leisure tourism events
  • Have a minimum of 500 attendees
  • Generate event-specific visitor expenditure from intrastate and or interstate markets
  • Are strategically important to their tourism region
  • Align with the objectives in the South Australian Regional Visitor Strategy 2025
  • Contribute to the cultural and social fabric of the region
  • Are financially viable with a sustainable management model
  • Relate to the state’s tourism initiatives as highlighted in the South Australian Visitor Economy Sector Plan 2030

There are two streams:  

ESTABLISHED EVENT 

Funding for up to three years will be provided to events that can demonstrate a strong track record of growth and a strategy for event innovation. Established Event funding will receive from $20,000 up to $50,000 (plus GST) per year. 

DEVELOPMENT EVENT 

Funding for up to three years will be provided to new and emerging events that can demonstrate potential for growth and development to become an annual addition to the event calendar. Development Event funding will provide $5,000 up to $20,000 (plus GST) per year. 

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